Theme Resources

2018-19 Be a Blessing Annual Theme

Watch this clip from Lenae Bulthuis’ Annual Theme Message at Conference. For more training on the Annual Theme, check out GEMS ReFresh at


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Introducing our NEW all-inclusive Theme Resource Starter Kit!

The NEW Theme Resource Starter Kit has everything you need to lead your club into a deeper understanding of the Annual Theme: Be a Blessing. If you need it, it’s here! The kit makes it easier than ever for team planning and club preparation. It’s simple to navigate, and the new Be a Blessing Resource Book will unite your team in communicating the message of God’s love and blessings.

To Get Started:

STEP ONE: Order a Theme Resource Starter Kit. Each club will need one kit which includes:

Each Starter Kit includes:

  • Be a Blessing Resource Book—1 for Grades 1-3 and 1 for Grades 4-8 (formerly Connections, Theme Resource Book, Object Lessons/Devotional Thoughts Booklet).
  • GEMS Gardens Journals (Theme Badge Booklet) 1 for Grades 1-3 and 1 for Grades 4-8
  • Theme Bulletin Insert Sample
  • Theme Badge
  • 11 x 17 Theme Poster
  • GEMS Sticky Note Booklet
  • Blessings Cards with suction cup
  • Theme Flower Pot and Pen
  • Theme Watercan & Seed Packet
  • Theme T-Shirt
  • Theme Song CD
  • Theme Resource DVD which includes all items you may have formerly downloaded on this page:
    • Creative Movement DVD
    • Be a Blessing Theme Videos: essential for Part One of the theme presentation
    • The Blessing Wall printables
    • Be a Blessing PowerPoint slide
    • Sample Club Registration Form
    • Theme Badge Experience Invitation
    • Parent Letter. Personalize and send home at the beginning of the year.
    • GEMS and Theme Logos
  • Order form to purchase additional resources.


STEP TWO: Order additional resources as needed per club. This will include:

  • One Be a Blessing Resource Book per leader—Books for Grades 1-3 and Grades 4-8 available.
  • One GEMS Gardens Journal (Theme Badge Booklet) per girl—available for Grades 1-3 and Grades 4-8.
  • Any extra resources or supplies for your club’s needs.

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